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Royal Malewane

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to South Africa several times and to several safari camps. Royal Malewane certainly ranks with the top camps in the country. it's outside of the Sabi Sands area, so is a good place to see different terrain and animals if you are doing a multi safari camp trip. We were picked up at the Hoedspruit airport for a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing experience visiting Royal Malewane and the entire Royal Portfolio (. The accommodations, service, food, spa and safari were all excellent. Accommodations: We stayed in a Royal Suite => private 2 bedroom villa with living room, dining room, kitchen, infinity pool, private deck and Everything you could want. Although all meals are included, the villa was stocked...

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Woodbury, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Guide, The Tracker & The Game Viewing: I admit that I did not know what to expect for our first African Safari. I had no idea that it would be so immersive, exhilarating and educational. I thought we would ride around in a Range Rover and the guide would point to some birds, some Giraffe. Maybe we would see...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Royal Malewane is simply amazing and words cant really describe the memories they provided or the level of service and comfort they showed. I will try to be succinct and the point on this review but its simply stunning. On arrival, we were greeted by almost every staff with welcome drinks and a fresh wet towel in hand for...

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

You know you're in a magical place when the staff lines up to greet you not just on arrival, but also each time you return from a game drive. You know you're drenched in luxury when your room is an "Out of Africa" suite, complete with a canopy bed, wood-burning fireplace, indoor and outdoor showers, claw foot tub, private wrap-around...

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1Thank Rhonda R
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

There are no words to describe the beauty, elegance and graciousness of this resort. The food was excellent, the staff was the most helpful we have experienced in South Africa, and everyone on our trip was helpful. Our Suite had a deck with an infinity pool and our Ranger Ryan Jack and Mumps, our guide, took every step necessary to...

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1Thank christian1a
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Royal Malewane is as close to perfection as it is possible to experience whilst not dreaming. We had a wonderful holiday. It is pure luxury from arrival to departure. The accommodation is glorious in terms of detail and comfort - and the staff, every single one of them, are wonderful and so attentive to their guests' every need. The cuisine...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Having just returned, with my husband, from a stay at the Royal Malewane and want to go back as soon as possible! I cannot imagine a more idyllic way to view game in the South African bush. Beiginning with the physical beauty of the Royal Malewane, with the sensitivity given to the environment and respect for the animals that surround...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt, our experience at the Royal Malewane, was the best part of an amazing trip filled with incredible experiences. Owned by the Biden Family and run by an amazing staff, we wanted for nothing. We had come from a two day stay in Hermanus at Birkenhead House, another Biden property, so we knew to expect 5 star treatment...

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Cromwell, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We received the suggestion to visit the Royal Malewane by a South African friend who is a seasoned traveler and a member of our wine organization. So we had high expectations for the visit. Even with this expectation we were truly impressed with the luxury accommodations, the dining experience and the extraordinary staff. Our ranger was amazing and led us...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royal Malewane is an exclusive private safari lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park. The guiding team is one of the most qualified in Africa which means that your Big 5 safari experience will be unsurpassed. Royal Malewane has 6 luxury suites, 2 Royal Suites and Africa House. The Royal Suites each have 2 bedrooms while Africa House is an exclusive use, 6 bedroom bush villa. As part of The Royal Portfolio, Royal Malewane offers guests the highest levels of luxury, exceptional cuisine and personalised service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Malewane

Address: Avoca Road, Thornybush Reserve, Limpopo | Limpopo Province, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $4,425 - $4,784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Royal Malewane 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Royal Malewane Hotel Kruger National Park
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“There are NO bad rooms, every room is specular, our group booked the entire venue and there was nothing but praises from 100% of the guests.”
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“There are no bad choices!”
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“All rooms have special features unique to the bush surrounds.”
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